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General
Data set name

Estuarine macrobenthos of the Schelde estuary (Belgium and The Netherlands) - 1988 onwards

Data holding centreResearch Institute for Nature and Forest
CountryBelgium  Belgium
Time periodFrom 1988 onwards
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Several sites scattered over the Schelde estuary, including the polyhaline, mesohaline, oligohaline and freshwater tidal zone of the estuary (both subtidal and intertidal)

Observations 
Parameters

Habitat characterisation; Zoobenthos generic abundance

Description 
Summary

These data are collected within the framework of different projects. They all have however the same aim: studying the factors determining the distribution of macrobenthic invertebrates in relation to the abiotic environment; assessing the potential impact of environmental changes; development of statistical tools to predict the occurrence of macrobenthos.

OriginatorsResearch Institute for Nature and Forest
Data web sitehttp://www.inbo.be
Availability 
OrganisationResearch Institute for Nature and Forest
AvailabilityBy negotiation
ContactJeroen Speybroeck
Address

Research Institute for Nature and Forest
Kliniekstraat 25
Brussels

B-1070
Belgium

Telephone+32 2 525 02 00
Emailjeroen.speybroeck@inbo.be
Administration 
Collating centreBelgian Marine Data Centre (BMDC)
Local identifier11008001
Global identifier967
Last revised2015-07-27